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U.S. caught creating three new computer viruses to bring down Iran and Lebanon

Obama administration touts cybersecurity while conducting cyber warfare.  While routinely touting the necessity for tighter controls over the Internet in the name of cybersecurity, the U.S. government has again been caught creating computer viruses to wage cyber warfare in the Middle East. Researchers working for both Kaspersky and Symantec have …

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Big Brother is WWWatching You

Juice Rap News: Episode 15 – Big Brother is WWWatching You. September 2012 rocks around with some crucial developments in the ongoing struggle over the future of the internet. Will it remain the one open frequency where humanity can bypass filters and barriers; or become the greatest spying machine ever …

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Deutsche Bank fined $258m for conducting business with Iran, Syria and Libya

Deutsche Bank

German Deutsche Bank has been fined $258 million by American regulators for conducting business with US-sanctioned countries including Iran, Syria and Libya. The fine will be paid to the Federal Reserve and New York State Department of Financial Services. The ruling against Deutsche Bank also stipulated that the people responsible …

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TSA to increase level of molestation of passengers at airports

TSA increase molestation passengers at airports

While few have noticed, U.S. airport security workers long had the option of using five different types of physical pat-downs at the screening line. Now those options have been eliminated and replaced with a single universal approach. This time, you will notice. The new physical touching—for those selected to have a …

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Psychedelic pioneer and spiritual leader Ram Dass dies aged 88

Ram Dass

Ram Dass, who in the 1960s joined Timothy Leary in promoting psychedelic drugs as the path to inner enlightenment before undergoing a spiritual rebirth he spelled out in the influential book Be Here Now, died at home on Sunday. He was 88 years old. “With tender hearts we share that …

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Taxpayers to pay £4m to refurbish William and Kate’s palace

William and Kate royalty

Buckingham Palace has announced it is to lease a new helicopter for members of the Royal Family to fly on official engagements. The luxury £8 million AgustaWestland A109S can carry up to nine people including the pilots, has leather-covered seats and a top speed of 180mph. The chopper will be …

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Understanding the Benefits of EHRs

If you’ve used the services of a reputable hospital and medical institution lately, you will know that healthcare service providers are switching to electronic health records or EHRs. According to Ohio University and its online master of healthcare administration in strategy and innovation department, more hospitals are using this new …

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New York Times propaganda: Hillary’s white pantsuit displays ‘empowerment’ but Tulsi’s says ‘fringe cult leader’

New York Times propaganda white pantsuit Hillary Clinton Tulsi Gabbard

The New York Times has been accused of peddling ridiculous and shamelessly biased punditry, after the Gray Lady took aim at presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard’s white pantsuit but ended up red-faced. Style writer Vanessa Friedman argued that the Hawaii congresswoman’s wardrobe made her look like a “cult leader” full of “combative righteousness.” The terrifying …

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Alex Jones rips Piers Morgan to pieces

Alex Jones Piers Morgan

Alex Jones, radio host and creator of the petition to deport Piers Morgan, on CNN’s Piers Morgan Tonight. [youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YW8gaSlnAg[/youtube]   SEE ALSO: – Jesse Ventura exposes 9/11 and WTC b7 on CNN’s Piers Morgan show…crowd agrees!! – ‘Deport Piers Morgan’ petition passes threshold  

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Old ‘The Pirate Bay’ site seized by FBI, tracks IP address

The Pirate Bay

Anonymous says, “The Pirate Bay has a new domain! Old domain compromised.” Yes, the pirate bay is back after two months, as promised, they have come back on the 1st of February, 2015 under a new domain ‘.ac’. Last year, in December, The Pirate Bay’s servers were raided by Swedish police …

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Top 50 safest global banks

Bank safe

For banking safely, global citizens had better go to the local government. And pretty much avoid the U.S. At least that seems to be the take away from Global Finance Magazine’s ranking of  the world’s safest banks.  The top 9 banks in the magazine’s World’s 50 Safest Banks list are …

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Security expert: there’s a second NSA whistleblower

Bruce Schneier

Security expert Bruce Schneier reacted to yesterday’s new revelations about the NSA by asserting that there’s probably a second leaker in addition to Edward Snowden. As we highlighted yesterday, reporters who conducted an analysis of the NSA’s “deep packet inspection” rules discovered that the federal agency was placing people in an …

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Putin to skip both the G8 summit and Obama visit in US

Russia’s newly-inaugurated President Vladimir Putin has pulled out of the Group of Eight summit in Maryland, US, and ice-breaker talks with US President Barack Obama next week, the Kremlin says. Raising new questions about Moscow-Washington ties, Putin, who took the oath as the new Russian leader on Monday, informed Obama …

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China is set to make waves in the gold market

Gold market China

From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group With the recent launch of its yuan gold fix, China is making waves in precious metals markets. Traditionally, gold fixing was done at the London Bullion Market Association (LBMA). But finding themselves on the outside looking in, with gold prices dictated solely by the west, China …

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Top trends for 2013

2013 sand

What a year 2012 was! The economic and geopolitical problems plaguing much of the planet at the beginning of last year have, without exception, intensified as we move into 2013. Never in our 33 years of trend forecasting have we experienced a year that rang out on such a downbeat note and …

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Scientists successfully edit the first human embryo in US using CRISPR

CRISPR DNA human embryo edit

Editor’s note: This technology could be used for good or evil…certainly an area that requires investigation and an open debate/discussion. Researchers in Portland, Oregon have, for the first time, edited a human embryo in the U.S. This work adds to the promise of CRISPR, and it stands as an important step …

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